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The keynote of American civilization is a sort of warm-hearted vulgarity. The Americans have none of the irony of the English, non ...
Ah, the truth, what a thing it is! I sacrifice so much for it, with people: I forego, for truth's sake, discretion, loyalty, diplo ...
Singing I was at peace,
Above the clouds, outside the ring:
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There is a relation between the hours of our life and the centuries of time. As the air I breathe is drawn from the great reposito ...
Let us not be too much acquainted. I would have a man enter his house through a hall filled with heroic and sacred sculptures, tha ...
Power is, in nature, the essential measure of right. Nature suffers nothing to remain in her kingdoms which cannot help itself. Th ...
Poise of my hands reminded me of yours.
There stood the purple spires with no breath of air
Nor headlong bee
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Poor verdant fool, and now green ice! thy joys,
Large and as lasting as thy perch of grass,
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Now, again, poetry
violent, arcane, common,
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